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Neville Nien Huei Jiang


Neville Nien Huei Jiang  is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Economics Department at UMass Lowell
Neville Nien-Huei Jiang, Ph.D.Associate Teaching Professor
  • College
    College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department
    Economics
  • Phone
    (978) 934-2779
  • Office
    Falmouth Hall - 3rd Floor
  • Email

Research Interests

Economic growth and development, income inequality, and migration.

Education

  • Ph D: Economics, (2000), University of Chicago - Chicago, IL
  • MA, (1990), National Taiwan University - Taipei, Taiwan
  • BA: Economics, (1988), National Taiwan University - Taipei, Taiwan

Biography

Originally from Taiwan, Neville Jiang received his Ph.D. in 2000 and has been with UMass Lowell since 2006.  His main research area is economic growth and development.  Industrial Organization is another field he would like to explore.  He has published several papers in professional journals including: Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Economic Inquiry, and Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.

Neville Jiang loves sports, although not as much as when he was younger.  He also thinks he would enjoy woodworking if he had the appropriate tools in his garage.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Best Master Thesis Award (1990), Scholarship/Research - Chinese Economic Association, Taiwan

Selected Publications

  • Jiang, N., Wang, P., Wu, H. (2009). Does Entrepreneurship Promote Growth? A Model of Occupational Choice with Risk-Attitude Heterogeneous Agents. A Model of Occupational Choice with Risk-Attitude Heterogeneous Agents (February 26, 2009).
  • Hwang, J., Jiang, N., Wang, P. (2007). Collusion and Overlending. Economic inquiry, 45(4) 691-707.
  • Jiang, N. (2004). Migration, Development, and Persistent Inequality--Does the Chinese Household Registration System Have a Long-Run Effect? Citeseer.
  • Jiang, N., Zhao, R. (2003). Human Capital Allocation and Policy Intervention When There is Externality in Cities. Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University Working Papers.
  • Ghatak, M., Jiang, N. (2002). A Simple Model of Inequality, Occupational Choice, and Development. Journal of Development Economics, 69(1) 205-226.

Selected Presentations

  • Does Entrepreneurship Promote Growth? A Model of Occupational Choice with Risk-Attitude Heterogeneous Agents - Midwest Macroeconomics Conference, May 2008 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Ability-Heterogeneity, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Growth - Econometrics Society World Congress, July 2005 - London, UK
  • - AEA/ASSA Meeting, January 2005 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Ability-Heterogeneity, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Growth - Midwest International Economics and Economic Theory Meetings, November 2004 - St. Louis, Missouri
  • Migration, Development, and Persistent Inequality, November 2004 - University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
  • Migration, Development, and Persistent Inequality - Public Economic Theory Conference, July 2004 - Beijing, China
  • Information Spillover and Economic Development - When Knowledge is Tacit - Midwest Macroeconomics Conference, May 2003 - Chicago, Illinois
  • Information Spillover and Economic Development - When Knowledge is Tacit - Midwest International Economics and Economic Theory Meetings, October 2002 - Notre Dame, Indiana

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • The University of Chicago Century Fellowship (1994), Fellowship - University of Chicago
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